Record Details

NHER Number:44124
Type of record:Monument
Name:Salhouse Broad

Summary

This medium-sized broad is separated from the River Bure by a narrow band of uncut peat, and with its southern margin defined by the sloping edge of inorganic deposits at the side of the valley. Peat cutting presumably occurred here during the medieval period.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 32027 15650
Map Sheet:TG31NW
Parish:SALHOUSE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
WOODBASTWICK, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Medium sized broad of by-passed type, separated from the River Bure by a narrow band of uncut peat, and with its southern margin defined by the sloping edge of inorganic deposits at the side of the valley.
See (S1).
M. Dennis (NLA) 20 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • PEAT EXTRACTION SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records

13517Parent of: Medieval and later peat cuttings along the River Bure (Monument)
44133Part of: Iron Age pottery sherds, from Salhouse Broad (Find Spot)
44132Part of: Wreck in Salhouse Broad (Monument)

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